Reference : V-P-IQ-E-01415
Date : 10/02/2014
Country/Region : IRAQ
Caption : Erbil. A woman victim of a landmine at her house with her children.
Photographer : DI LAURO, Marco
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : Getty Images/CICR
Description : She lost her left leg below the knee on August 31, 1996 in the area of Khalkan in the Sulimanya Province as she was collecting wood in the outskirt of the city and she stepped on an anti-personnel landmine.
From the ICRC website:
In 2013, the ICRC provided nearly 33,000 patients with physical rehabilitation materials and services in ten ICRC-supported and one ICRC-operated physical rehabilitation centres in Iraq. These centres continue to be supported with training and raw materials to manufacture equipment such as prostheses, crutches and wheelchairs.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5616x3744
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour